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Pattern Song Artist Other Comment Video
1 B   D U B   D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Roses Arbo, Rani and Daisy Mayhem Often played with alternating bass in country songs.
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer Brooks, Randy
Can the Circle Be Unbroken Carter Family
Folsom Prison Blues Cash, Johnny
Ring of Fire Cash, Johnny 3, 4
I Will Follow You Into the Dark Death Cab for Cutie 7
Follow Me Denver, John
Borders Diehl, Bruce and Kevin McCue
Friend of the Devil Grateful Dead 33
Gulf Coast Highway Griffith, Nanci
That's the Way the World Goes 'Round Prine, John
New Slang Shins, The
There Ain't No Bugs On Me
White Daisy Passing Votolato, Rocky
Orphan Girl Welch, Gillian
Thrasher Young, Neil 18
2 D d D d D d D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Eleanor Rigby Beatles, The
Hey Jude Beatles, The
Walk Away Clarkson, Kelly 32
Bluebird Perri, Christina
3 D   D U D   D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Ring of Fire Cash, Johnny 1, 4
Over My Head (Cable Car) Fray, The 4
Shes a Rebel Green Day 25
I Don't Believe You Magnetic Fields, The
American Pie McLean, Don 4
Wonderwall Oasis 84, 151
Steady As She Goes Raconteurs, The 61, 91, 92
Frosty the Snowman Rollins, Walter and Steve Nelson 33
Deck the Halls Traditional 33
Kumbaya Traditional
The Twelve Days of Christmas Traditional 22
Shes Not There Zombies, The 4, 11
4 D D U U D U 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + Ramblin Man Allman Brothers, The This is what I call the Folk Strum. Used in a ton of songs, not just folk songs.
Slight Figure of Speech Avett Brothers
Drive My Car Beatles, The
Lonely Boy Black Keys, The
You Belong to Me Bruni, Carla
Everything Buble, Michael
For What It's Worth Buffalo Springfield
Margaritaville Buffett, Jimmy
Ring of Fire Cash, Johnny 1, 3
Songbird Cassidy, Eva
Someday Soon Collins, Judy 126
Soak up the Sun Crow, Sheryl
Calamity Song Decemberists, The
Smoke on the Water Deep Purple 26
Leaving on a Jet Plane Denver, John
Already Gone (in A) Eagles, The
I Know You Well Fountains of Wayne
Over My Head (Cable Car) Fray, The 3
Babylon Gray, David
Good Riddance Green Day
Wake Me Up When September Ends Green Day 9
Sweet Child O' Mine Guns N' Roses 64, 65, 66
Amsterdam Guster 67
Lately Helio Sequence 11
Brown Eyed Handsome Man Jennings, Waylon
The Middle Jimmy Eat World
A Hold on Me Jones, Diana
Don't Stop Believing Journey 141
Dust in the Wind Kansas
End of the Day Kaplansky, Lucy 61
American Pie McLean, Don 3
Cherry Bomb Mellencamp, John
Kids MGMT
The Way I Am Michaelson, Ingrid
Beds are Burning Midnight Oil 26
Brown Eyed Girl Morrison, Van
Always Love Nada Surf 9
Come As You Are in Em Nirvana
Hey Ya! Outkast
Arizona Pedro the Lion 11
I Am Always the One Who Calls Pedro the Lion 11
Firework Perry, Katy 29
Hot N Cold Perry, Katy 11, 26
Puff the Magic Dragon Peter, Paul, and Mary
Listen to Her Heart Petty, Tom
Girl's Mind Play 11
Every Breath You Take Police, The
Rainbow Road Recess Monkey
(Don't Go Back to) Rockville REM
Disturbia Rihanna
Windfall Son Volt
Thunder Road Springsteen, Bruce
Two for the Road Springsteen, Bruce
Maggie May Stewart, Rod
Fields of Gold Sting
Love Story Swift, Taylor
Teardrops on My Guitar Swift, Taylor
You Belong With Me Swift, Taylor
Roy G Biv They Might Be Giants
One U2 47
2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten Williams, Lucinda
Blue Williams, Lucinda
Shes Not There Zombies, The 3, 11
5 > > B D U D U D D U D U 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + Hallelujah Buckley, Jeff
What If, No Matter Paxton, Tom
The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Stevens, Sufjan
Love Rescue Me U2
6 B D DUB D DU 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + When You Say Nothing At All Keating, Ronan
Karma Police Radiohead
7 B   D U B U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Hard Way Home Carlile, Brandi
I Will Follow You Into the Dark Death Cab for Cutie 1
Pilgrim on this Road Earle, Steve
8 D B D B D B D B
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Beautiful Aguilera, Christina 9
Sunshine (Go Away Today) Edwards, Jonathan 50, 54
Imagine Lennon, John
9 D D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Beautiful Aguilera, Christina 8 "The Punk Strum" with a little up-strum at the end.
It Ends Tonight All-American Rejects, The 129
1985 Bowling for Soup 24, 25, 26
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding Costello, Elvis 39, 40, 41
Wake Me Up When September Ends Green Day 4
Paparazzi Lady Gaga 55
Always Love Nada Surf 4
Blizzard of '77 Nada Surf
I'm Always in Love Wilco 123
10 D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Swing, Swing All-American Rejects, The 11, 25
11 D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Swing, Swing All-American Rejects, The 10, 25 What I call "The Punk Strum." Simple, straight, ready to dominate.
Down by the Water Decemberists, The
Times Like These Foo Fighters 133
Crazy Gnarls Barkley 51, 55, 56
Lately Helio Sequence 4
Beat It Jackson, Michael
Time to Pretend MGMT 47, 29
You're Gonna Go Far, Kid Offspring, The 25, 86, 87
Arizona Pedro the Lion 4
I Am Always the One Who Calls Pedro the Lion 4
Hot N Cold Perry, Katy 4, 26
Free Falling Petty, Tom 32, 71
Girl's Mind Play 4
Naked and Famous Presidents of the United States of America, The 130, 149
The Littlest Monkey Recess Monkey 61, 98, 99
Let it Rock Rudolf, Kevin
All Star Smash Mouth 52
Undone (The Sweater Song) Weezer 123
Shes Not There Zombies, The 3, 4
12 D D UD D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Melissa Allman Brothers, The Tough!
13 D D DUM D M D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUM D M D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Memories of East Texas Shocked, Michelle Hard!
14 w/swing feel:
D B D DUD B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Weight Band, The
15 D d D DUD d D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Here There And Everywhere Beatles, The
Let it Be Beatles, The
Ziggy Stardust Bowie, David
Sunny Came Home Colvin, Shawn 52, 130
Knockin on Heavens Door Dylan, Bob
Boulevard of Broken Dreams Green Day
Memphis Lives in Me (in E) Memphis
Seven Spanish Angels Nelson, Willie
Father and Son Stevens, Cat 38
Other Side of the World Tunstall, KT 114
16 w/swing feel:
D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
With a Little Help From My Friends Beatles, The 17
Holiday Green Day 115
17 w/swing feel:
D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
With a Little Help From My Friends Beatles, The 16 The Folk Strum w/swing feel.
You Were Meant For Me Jewel
Happy Together Turtles, The 115
18 B D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Girl Beck 19 A variation on the Folk Strum Pattern
Ten Year Night Kaplansky, Lucy
Powderfinger Young, Neil
Thrasher Young, Neil 1
19 D D U U D UD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U U D UD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Girl Beck 18 A tricky pattern that interrupts your normal up-down movement. Play the first measure of the pattern only at the beginning, then repeat the second measure over and over.
20 D D UD D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D UDUD UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Golden Age Beck 42
21 D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
California Stars Bragg, Billy and Wilco
22 D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Norwegian Wood Beatles, The Probably the most common strum pattern I use for songs in 3/4.
One By One Bragg, Billy and Wilco
What Can I Say Carlile, Brandi
Annie's Song Denver, John
Iris Goo Goo Dolls
Nothingman Pearl Jam
Swing Life Away (Acoustic Version) Rise Against
The Twelve Days of Christmas Traditional 3
We Wish You a Merry Christmas Traditional
Steal the Crumbs Uncle Tupelo 119
23 D B D DU UD UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You're Beautiful Blunt, James
24 D U X X D U X X
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
1985 Bowling for Soup 9, 25, 26
25 D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Swing, Swing All-American Rejects, The 10, 11
1985 Bowling for Soup 9, 24, 26
Shes a Rebel Green Day 3
You're Gonna Go Far, Kid Offspring, The 11, 86, 87
26 w/Palm Mute:
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
1985 Bowling for Soup 9, 24, 25 What I call the "Punk Strum" with a palm mute added.
Smoke on the Water Deep Purple 4
Creeper Islands
Beds are Burning Midnight Oil 4
Hot N Cold Perry, Katy 4, 11
Some Postman Presidents of the United States of America, The 38
27 w/swing feel:
B B D DUB B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Bubbly Caillat, Colbie
Wasting Time Johnson, Jack
28 w/swing feel:
B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Blue Eyes Cary Brothers
My Remembrance of You Jones, Diana
Angel McLachlan, Sarah
29 D d D d D d D d
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Hurt Cash, Johnny
Marching Bands of Manhattan Death Cab for Cutie
Redemption Song Marley, Bob 79
Time to Pretend MGMT 47, 11
Firework Perry, Katy 4
Every Breath You Take Police, The
Videotape Radiohead
30 w/swing feel:
D U D U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
D'artagnan's Theme Citizen Cope Hard! The guitar groove sounds like alternating bars of 3/4 and 5/4, but the drums play 4/4, so that's how I wrote it out.
31 w/swing feel:
D D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Son's Gonna Rise Citizen Cope
32 D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Walk Away Clarkson, Kelly 2
Free Falling Petty, Tom 11, 71
33 B D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer Brooks, Randy
Should I Stay or Should I Go Clash, The
Take Me Home, Country Roads Denver, John
Pulaski Drive-By Truckers
Blowin' in the Wind Dylan, Bob
Blue Ridge Mountains Fleet Foxes
Friend of the Devil Grateful Dead 1
Closer to Fine Indigo Girls
Early Morning Rain Lightfoot, Gordon
Jingle Bells Pierpont, James Lord
It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine) REM
Frosty the Snowman Rollins, Walter and Steve Nelson 3
Deck the Halls Traditional 3
Society Vedder, Eddie
Sugar Mountain Young, Neil
34 > > >
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Glycerine Bush I call this distinctive pattern the "Clocks" rhythm.
Clocks Coldplay
Sax Rohmer 1 Mountain Goats, The
Downtown Train Waits, Tom
35 D B D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Fix You Coldplay
The First Cut is the Deepest Crow, Sheryl
Savin' Me Nickelback
36 D D U U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Warning Sign Coldplay
37 D UD D UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I Don't Know Why Colvin, Shawn 38
38 D D DUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I Don't Know Why Colvin, Shawn 37
Some Postman Presidents of the United States of America, The 26
Angel From Montgomery Prine, John 111
Father and Son Stevens, Cat 15
Stone Thrown Turin Brakes
39 D U U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U U D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding Costello, Elvis 9, 40, 41
40 D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding Costello, Elvis 9, 39, 41
41 D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

M D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding Costello, Elvis 9, 39, 40
42 D DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Golden Age Beck 20
43 D D U U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Oh Marie Crow, Sheryl The Folk Strum with a little percussion thrown in.
44 D U U
1 + 2 + 3 +

D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Riverwide Crow, Sheryl
45 D D D DU U UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Sporting Life Decemberists, The 46
46 D U UD U UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Sporting Life Decemberists, The 45
47 D D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Travelin' Soldier Dixie Chicks
Three Little Birds Marley, Bob
Time to Pretend MGMT 29, 11
Maybe Michaelson, Ingrid 144, 145
Shine A Light Rolling Stones, The
Come To Jesus Smith, Mindy
One U2 4
48 D DU UD DU UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Pink Moon Drake, Nick
49 w/swing feel:

B D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Simple Twist of Fate Dylan, Bob 132
50 D D X DUD D X DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sunshine (Go Away Today) Edwards, Jonathan 8, 54
51 > > > >
D DUD DUD DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Second Hand News Fleetwood Mac 52 Called the "Galloping" rhythm because it sounds like a galloping horse. No wonder it was used in the first measure of the Bonanza theme song.
Crazy Gnarls Barkley 11, 55, 56
52 B B D DUB B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
If I Die Young Band Perry, The I call this the "Neil Young" strum. He uses this groove throughout the Harvest album.
Sunny Came Home Colvin, Shawn 15, 130
A Long December Counting Crows
Long As I Can See the Light Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR)
I Shall Be Released Dylan, Bob
Second Hand News Fleetwood Mac 51
Hey Joe Hendrix, Jimi
And It Stoned Me Morrison, Van 82, 108
Alright Pilate 152, 153, 154
All Star Smash Mouth 11
Say Yes Smith, Elliott 108
The Joker Steve Miller Band
Wayside | Back in Time Welch, Gillian
Heart of Gold Young, Neil 80
Old Man Young, Neil
Out on the Weekend Young, Neil
53 w/swing feel:
B D U B D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Shame Avett Brothers
The Cape Clark, Guy
Rhubarb Pie Fogerty, John
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Marks, Johnny
54 D U X U D U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
As Long As You Love Me Backstreet Boys, The
Judy and the Dream of Horses Belle and Sebastian
Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sunshine (Go Away Today) Edwards, Jonathan 8, 50
I Heard it Through the Grapevine Gladys Knight and the Pips
Whippin' Piccadilly Gomez
The Lazy Song Mars, Bruno
55 w/bounce mute:
B B D D B B D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Crazy Gnarls Barkley 11, 51, 56
Paparazzi Lady Gaga 9
56 D X U D X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Crazy Gnarls Barkley 11, 51, 55 I call this the "Joni Mitchell Strum"--she uses it in several songs.
Feels Like Rain Hiatt, John
Is She Really Going Out With Him? Jackson, Joe 70
A Case of You Mitchell, Joni
'Til I Gain Control Again Nelson, Willie and Emmylou Harris
57 w/swing feel:
B D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Ripple Grateful Dead Another variation on the Folk Strum Pattern
Harvest Moon Young, Neil
58 B D DU UB DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sail Away Gray, David
59 B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Lukey Great Big Sea
60 w/swing feel:
D U X U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
A Mad Mission Griffin, Patty
61 D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Patience Guns N' Roses 62, 63
End of the Day Kaplansky, Lucy 4
Steady As She Goes Raconteurs, The 3, 91, 92
The Littlest Monkey Recess Monkey 11, 98, 99
62 >
D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Patience Guns N' Roses 61, 63
Lost in My Mind Head and the Heart, The
63 D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Patience Guns N' Roses 61, 62
64 D M U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sweet Child O' Mine Guns N' Roses 4, 65, 66
65 D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sweet Child O' Mine Guns N' Roses 4, 64, 66
66 D D U D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sweet Child O' Mine Guns N' Roses 4, 64, 65
67 D U U U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U U U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Amsterdam Guster 4
68 D DU UD DU UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUDU U U U UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Romeo and Juliet Indigo Girls
69 D d D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Remember When Jackson, Alan
I Will Remember You McLachlan, Sarah 81, 130
70 > >
D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Is She Really Going Out With Him? Jackson, Joe 56
71 D DUD D DUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Lemon Grove Avenue Jennings, Mason 72
Free Falling Petty, Tom 11, 32
72 D DUD DUD DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Lemon Grove Avenue Jennings, Mason 71
73 D D DU D DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Move On Jet 74, 75
74 B B D U D DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Move On Jet 73, 75
75 DUD D DU UD DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Move On Jet 73, 74
76 w/swing feel:
> >
B U D U B U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Horse With No Name America
Paranoia in B Major Avett Brothers
Neighbor of the Beast Kings of Mongrel Folk, The
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Martin, Hugh and Ralph Blaine
Im Yours Mraz, Jason
Sweet Virginia Rolling Stones, The
77 B D B D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Be Prepared Lehrer, Tom
I Hear Them All Old Crow Medicine Show
Hey There Delilah Plain White T's
Lil Red Riding Hood Seyfried, Amanda
78 w/swing feel:
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
All My Mistakes Avett Brothers, The
If You Were to Wake Up Lovett, Lyle
Daughters Mayer, John
Love Has No Pride Raitt, Bonnie
San Diego Serenade Waits, Tom 121
79 > >
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Redemption Song Marley, Bob 29
80 D D M D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D M D B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Heart of Gold Young, Neil 52
81 D D M D d D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I Will Remember You McLachlan, Sarah 69, 130
82 D DUX D B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
And It Stoned Me Morrison, Van 52, 108
83 D d D DU UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Fast Car Chapman, Tracy
Sometimes James
Into the Mystic Morrison, Van
84 D d D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

UD D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Wonderwall Oasis 151
85 >
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +

>
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +

>
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +

>
D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Black Boys on Mopeds O'Connor, Sinead
86 Strums under dots are
palm muted:

.. .. .. ..
DUD DUD DUD DUD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You're Gonna Go Far, Kid Offspring, The 11, 25, 87
87 D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You're Gonna Go Far, Kid Offspring, The 11, 25, 86
88 D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Lumina Osborne, Joan
89 B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
The Ballad of Love and Hate Avett Brothers, The
Wave Over Wave Payne, Jim
90 w/swing feel:
B D D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Donald and Lydia Prine, John
91 D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Steady As She Goes Raconteurs, The 3, 61, 92
92 D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Steady As She Goes Raconteurs, The 3, 61, 91
93 D D UD D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUD D UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Creep (Acoustic Version) Radiohead
94 D U U D U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +

D U U U D U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
How To Disappear Completely Radiohead This gets my vote for the hardest strum pattern in the collection.
95 D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Journey to the End of the East Bay Rancid 96, 97
96 D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Journey to the End of the East Bay Rancid 95, 97
97 > >
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

>
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Journey to the End of the East Bay Rancid 95, 96
98 D D M D D M
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Littlest Monkey Recess Monkey 11, 61, 99
Beverly Hills Weezer
99 D M U D M U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Littlest Monkey Recess Monkey 11, 61, 98 Like the "Joni" strum, but you mute the strings instead of strumming a"scratch."
100 D DUX D UB D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D X D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D UB D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D UB D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers 101, 102
101 XXD M D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

DUDUX D B D XX
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers 100, 102
102 D DUDUD DUD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers 100, 101
103 D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DU UD DU UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Find the River REM 104
104 D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Find the River REM 103
105 D M U M U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones, The
106 > >
D D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Kissing the Lipless Shins, The
107 B B D DU UB DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Pieces of Me Simpson, Ashlee
108 B B D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
And It Stoned Me Morrison, Van 52, 82
Say Yes Smith, Elliott 52
Im the Man Who Loves You Wilco
109 D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Waltz No 2 (XO) Smith, Elliott
110 w/swing feel:

B D B D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

B D B U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Reason to Believe by Bruce Springsteen Mann, Aimee and Michael Penn Actually in 2/4--but I wrote the pattern in 4/4 to make it easier to read.
111 D D D D DU
1 2 3 1 + 2 +
Angel From Montgomery Prine, John 38 Here's the hiccup in "Angel From Montgomery" that causes chaos every time strangers get together to play this around the campfire. It's a measure of 3/8 followed by a measure of 2/4. You count like this: "One two three one and two and." Good luck!
112 D B D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Drift Away Stewart, Rod
113 D U UD D UD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I Am Train
114 D D DU U U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Other Side of the World Tunstall, KT 15
115 w/swing feel:
D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Holiday Green Day 16
What I've Been Looking For High School Musical
Happy Together Turtles, The 17
116 D D U U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Desire U2
117 D DUD DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Red Hill Mining Town U2
118 > >
D DUDUD DUDUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Screen Door Uncle Tupelo
119 D D D
1 + 2 + 3 +
Steal the Crumbs Uncle Tupelo 22
120 B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Still Be Around Uncle Tupelo
121 B D D
1 + 2 + 3 +
Silent Night Gruber, Franz Xaver and Father Joseph Mohr
Away in a Manger Traditional
The First Noel Traditional
San Diego Serenade Waits, Tom 78
122 D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Island in the Sun Weezer
123 D D D DUD D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Undone (The Sweater Song) Weezer 11
I'm Always in Love Wilco 9
124 w/swing feel:
B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Look at Miss Ohio Welch, Gillian
125 D D D UD D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Same Boy You've Always Known White Stripes, The
126 D X U D U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Someday Soon Collins, Judy 4
Jesus Etc Wilco
127 D D DU UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Scar Tissue Red Hot Chili Peppers
Crystal Village Yorn, Pete
128 > >
D D U D U D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
Happy Xmas (War is Over) Lennon, John
129 B B D B B D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
It Ends Tonight All-American Rejects, The 9
130 D d D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sunny Came Home Colvin, Shawn 15, 52
Knockin on Heavens Door Dylan, Bob
Price Tag Jessie J
I Will Remember You McLachlan, Sarah 69, 81
Fireflies Owl City
Naked and Famous Presidents of the United States of America, The 11, 149
Storm in a Teacup Red Hot Chili Peppers
131 D X U U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
If You See Her, Say Hello Dylan, Bob
Pumped Up Kicks Foster the People
Don't Know Why Jones, Norah
Wild for You Baby Raitt, Bonnie
Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay Redding, Otis
Speak Now Swift, Taylor
132 w/swing feel:
< < < < <
BUDUDUDUDUDUDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Simple Twist of Fate Dylan, Bob 49
133 D U D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U D D U DM
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Times Like These Foo Fighters 11
134 >
d D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You Remind Me of Home Gibbard, Ben
Brand New Set of Wings Purdy, Joe
135 D DUD DU UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Branching Out Gorka, John
136 D X U D X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to Paradise Green Day 137, 138, 139
137 D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U U D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to Paradise Green Day 136, 138, 139
138 D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to Paradise Green Day 136, 137, 139
139 D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to Paradise Green Day 136, 137, 138
140 B D U X U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Iz (Israel Kamakawiwo'ole)
141 D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Don't Stop Believing Journey 4 For maximum punch, strum all down strokes.
142 w/swing feel:
D X U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
She Moves in Her Own Way Kooks, The It's hard to swing as fast as they do in the Kooks song.
143 D d D DUDUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Killing the Blues Plant, Robert and Alison Krauss
144 D XxxxD Xxxx
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Maybe Michaelson, Ingrid 47, 145 The upper-case "X" is a standard "scratch" strum. The lower-case "x" is a strum muted by the fretting hand.
145 D XxxxD Xxxx
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D Xxxx
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Maybe Michaelson, Ingrid 47, 144 The upper-case "X" is a standard "scratch" strum. The lower-case "x" is a strum muted by the fretting hand.
146 w/palm mute:

D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Misery Business Paramore 147, 148
147 D D D U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Misery Business Paramore 146, 148
148 D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Misery Business Paramore 146, 147
149 D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Naked and Famous Presidents of the United States of America, The 11, 130
150 w/swing feel:
> >
D DUD DUDUDU UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Only Living Boy in New York Simon and Garfunkel
151 D DUD DUD DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Wonderwall Oasis 84
152 D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Alright Pilate 52, 153, 154
153 D D DUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Alright Pilate 52, 152, 154
154 B B D DUDUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Alright Pilate 52, 152, 153
155 D D DUDUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd 156
156 B D B B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd 155